TripAdvisor releases list of world's best beaches

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TripAdvisor Releases List Of World's Best Beaches
Those looking to take the bite off of a brutal winter often head for warmer locales to enjoy a relaxing beach vacation.

With such vacationers in mind, TripAdvisor compiled a list of the world's best places for sun and sand based on ratings and reviews submitted by site users.

Landing in the top spot is Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos with Baia do Sancho, Brazil coming in just one place behind.

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TripAdvisor releases list of world's best beaches

10. Nacpan Beach, Philippines 

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9. West Bay Beach, Honduras

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8. Ngapali Beach, Myanmar

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7. Playa de ses Illetes, Spain 

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6.Playa Flamenco, Puerto Rico 

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5. Cayo De Agua, Venezuela 

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4. Anse Lazio beach, Seychelles

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3. Paraiso beach, Cuba

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2. Baia do Sancho, Brazil 

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1. Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos

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Cuba's Playa Paraiso takes 3rd, and Anse Lazio, located in the Seychelles lands at 4th.

Cayo de Agua in Venezuela's Los Roques National Park rounds out the top 5.

The number 6 slot belongs to Flamenco Beach in Puerto Rico and Playa de Ses Illetes, located on the Spanish island of Formentera earned the number 7 ranking.

Ngapali Beach in Myanmar comes in at 8, and West Bay Beach in Honduras lands at 9.

In 10th place, it's the Philippines' Nacpan Beach, located in the municipality of El Nido.

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